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Welcome to Palm Desert Podiatry Center

At Palm Desert Podiatry Center, we believe that a doctor and patient form a team for treating an individual's foot problem. Dr. Steven L. Ginex, spends most of his time listening in order to better understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options. As a foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Ginex understands how important the feet are for everyday mobility. He is committed to providing the highest quality care available for your feet. As an experienced board-certified foot and ankle practitioner, Dr. Ginex specializes in foot pain relief, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, toenail fungus, custom orthotics, deformity correction, and the restoration of function in the foot and ankle. Our practice offers individual care for patients of all ages and provides the most comprehensive foot and ankle care available. With the help of our professional staff, we also follow up to make sure that general pain is relieved, problems are resolved and your health improves. We strive to ensure that patients are treated in the most courteous, professional, and kind manner.

We also want our patients to be informed about foot and ankle problems and treatments because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well-being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this website covering the full array of topics associated with podiatry and foot and ankle diagnoses and treatments. To learn more of these services, please click on any of the tabs. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your feet.

We also know that convenience in the Palm Desert area is important to your selection of a podiatrist. In these web pages you'll find information about Palm Desert Podiatry Center's office, including our Palm Desert location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you have or to request an appointment. We hope you'll find our practice offers the accessibility and personal commitment you look for from a physician.

Meet Dr. Steven

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  • Dr.
    Steven L. Ginex

    Dr. Steven L. Ginex is a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon, who has been in private practice since 1994. He practices in Palm Desert in the same location since 1998. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

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  • Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

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  • Children's Feet

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